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UAA men, UAF women set the pace at Blue/Gold cross-country meet in Fairbanks

Kendall Kramer led a 1-2-3 finish for the UAF women’s team and Cole Nash led a 1-2 finish for the UAA men’s team Saturday at the annual Blue/Gold cross country meet on the UAF running trails.

Kramer, a high school standout at West Valley, made her college debut by beating teammate Rosie Fordham by seven seconds to win the women’s 5K race in 18:34.

Nash, a freshman from Colorado, finished the men’s 7K race in 22:53 for a 13-second victory over teammate Jacob Moos.

Women — UAF 17,UAA 38

5K results — 1. Kendall Kramer, UAF: 18:34; 2. Rosie Fordham, UAF: 18:41; 3. Naomi Bailey, UAF: 19:21; 4. Nancy Jeptoo, UAA: 20:42; 5. Delainey Zock, UAF: 21:00; 6. Mariel Pulles, UAF: 21:10; 7. Alfin Nyamasyo, UAA: 21:25; 8. Sofija Spaic, UAA: 22:03; 9. Joan Kipsanai, UAA: 22:12; 10. Arielle Himelbloom, UAA: 22:17; 11. Elana Cano, UAA: 25:44; 12. Mercyline Kipligat, UAA: 34:03.

Men — UAA 21, UAF 35

7K results — 1. Cole Nash, UAA: 22:53; 2. Jacob Moos, UAA: 23:06; 3. Joe Davies, UAF: 23:23; 4. Mike Ophoff, UAF: 23:34; 5. Nickson Koech, UAA: 24:06; 6. Jesus Avalos, UAA: 24:12; 7. Felix Kemboi, UAA: 24:47; 8. Zephan Ozturgut, UAF: 25:13; 9. Koen Ross, UAF: 25:24; 10. Titus Kangogo, UAA: 25:37; 11. Nolan Earnest, UAF: 25:56; 12. Jack Cater, UAF: 27:13.

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